As we encourage the public to look up, we need architects to look ahead – to envision and make real a vibrant, sustainable future for their profession.
AIA CEO Robert Ivy, FAIA, offers insight into the thought behind a public awareness campaign on the “Business of Architecture” podcast.
2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) President Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, discusses the goals of the three-year public awareness campaign in an interview with Architect Magazine.
Eleonora Usseglio Prinsi for Architizer writes that architectural photographer Iwan Baan is “one eye that has greatly influenced the way the world sees architecture.”
Payette asked their staff to share what they see when they look up. Matthew Fickett’s photo essay is a beautiful example of how looking up can inspire individuals to think about how they view the world.
Over at Payette, Alison Laas and Dan Russoniello comment on the opinion piece by Steven Bingler and Martin Pedersen, “How To Rebuild Architecture”.
Days after the release of Look Up, this New York Times opinion piece assessed the state of the architecture profession. In it, the authors ask, “At what point does architecture’s potential to improve human life become lost because of its ability to connect with actual humans?”
“What is the first thing you do when you walk in to the Guggenheim Museum?” asks Megan Chusid for the Guggenheim Museum blog. “You look up, of course.”